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Childfree: What It Is and What It Isn’t (To Me)

Childfree: What It Is and What It Isn't (To Me)

I’ve written about childfree terminology in the past but I got to thinking about this topic again after listening to a recent episode of the Married Without Children podcast. In it, hosts Chris and Bev discuss a New York Times article by Marci Alboher. Alboher is, by all accounts, childfree. However, she doesn’t subscribe to the term and instead favors […]

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An Interview with Kristen Tsetsi, Author of “The Age of the Child” + SIGNED BOOK GIVEAWAY

an interview with kristen tsetsi author of the age of the child and giveaway!

The childfree community has been abuzz with the amazing new novel, The Age of the Child, by the equally amazing (and childfree, might I add) Kristen Tsetsi. I had the chance to speak with Kristen about her book, the motivation behind it, and about being a childfree woman in today’s society. Check out our conversation […]

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Choosing to be Childfree to Live a More Sustainable Lifestyle

CHOOSING TO BE CHILDFREE TO LIVE A MORE SUSTAINABLE LIFESTYLE

guest post by: Emily of Conservation Folks Choosing to be Childfree to Live a More Sustainable Lifestyle Buying a house, having a successful career, and raising children are all part of the classic American dream. While it may sound idyllic, it’s not always an option in today’s world. We currently have a growing population of […]

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Resolutely Childfree: Goals to Get There in 2018 (Part 1)

Resolutely Childfree: Goals to Get There in 2018 (Part 1)

Resolutely Childfree: Goals to Get There in 2018 Holy moly. It’s 2018! You may recall that I’m seriously not a fan of New Year’s resolutions. I’m a statistics person (despite being horrible at math — how’s that work?) and the numbers just don’t support the worthwhileness of resolutions. However, I do set goals. Is there a difference? […]

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The Revelation of Singleness: An Interview with Lilli of The American Spinster

The Revelation of Singleness: An Interview with Lilli of The American Spinster

This week, I had the opportunity to chat with Lilli, a fellow childfree woman and blogger. On her site, The American Spinster, Lilli tackles childfree-friendly topics like “Why Having Kids is Not a Retirement Plan” and “Top 10 Reasons NOT to Have A Baby.” Lilli also directs her attention to a demographic so often ignored in […]

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The “Price” of Childfreedom

The "Price" of Childfreedom

In countless areas of our lives, we are expected to calculate the risk/reward ratio. Starting a business is risky, but what of the rewards? Investing your hard-earned money in the stock market carries different levels of risk but the potential for amazing rewards are abundant. Getting married? That’s another area of weighing rewards against risks. […]

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How to Keep Your Cool During Family Gatherings: A Guide for the Childfree

How to Keep Your Cool During Family Gatherings: A Guide for the Childfree

Many of you will be spending time in close quarters with your families this week. I’m going to put it out there now: I am notoriously bad at family gatherings. This post may be more about my own catharsis than anything—I am one of those selfish millennials after all 😉 Anyway, if you were looking for an […]

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Childfree or Childless: Does Terminology Really Matter?

Childfree or Childless Does: Terminology Really Matter?

I am childless but that’s not the adjective I’d use to describe myself. There’s no question that not having children is a big part of my identity. However, I like to think I’m more than just that. And, for starters, I like to view myself as childfree as opposed to childless. You, on the other […]

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Hiding From Halloween + Free Printable ‘No Trick-or-Treating’ Doorknob Hanger

Hiding From Halloween + Free Printable 'No Trick-or-Treating' Doorknob Hanger

October is somehow turning into November but alas, not before Halloween comes and goes. Being childfree during a very child-centric holiday is…interesting, to say the least. And it only gets more interesting in a small town. While some childfree people dislike kids, others do not, and while some people love Halloween, others do not. My […]

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Nine Things I Love About My Childfree Marriage

Nine Things I Love About My Childfree Marriage

October brings so many of my favorite things—cool weather, chunky sweaters, pumpkin everything, Colin’s and my wedding anniversary! October also means vacation in our household. You see, when my husband and I were on our honeymoon, we got to wondering why people only take one honeymoon. What prevents us from doing this every year? For many, the […]

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